Jon R. Del Giorno is a founding member of Pitta Bishop & Del Giorno LLC. He is resident in the firm’s New York City office and manages the firm’s New York City consulting and government relations practice. On behalf of the firm’s public and private sector clients, Mr. Del Giorno oversees campaign finance and election compliance services; monitors procurement advisories and bid opportunities; and advises on government contracting, administrative, budgeting and regulatory matters, legislation and policy initiatives at all three levels of government.
He has more than 21 years of experience in government relations. Prior to joining Pitta Bishop & Del Giorno LLC, he was a senior government relations specialist with several predecessor firms. He previously served as executive assistant and community liaison to a number of New York City Council members; assistant to the deputy borough president of Richmond County, where he served as a designated voting member of the former New York City Board of Estimate; and director of public affairs/communications and administrative manager for the New York City Board of Elections for 15 years. He has been a featured speaker and participant at public events, newscasts and forums on government policy, public affairs, and City/State/National politics.
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He currently serves as a member of the board of numerous charitable organizations including: Friends of Seamen’s Society, President; Government Affairs Professionals (GAP), Secretary; New York League of Conservation Voters-New York City Chapter, Chairman and State Board, Vice Chair; Uni Home Care, Inc., Nominating Committee Chair.; New York State Institute on Disability, Inc., Treasurer; Stonewall Community Development Corporation, Inc., Executive Board Officer and Nominating Committee Chair. He formerly served on the following boards: The Seaman’s Society for Children and Families; Omicron Delta Kappa Society-Wagner College Chapter; The Dakota Group; Pax Christi Hospice-St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center; Port Richmond Alumni Association and The United Nations Association-USA Chapter. Mr. Del Giorno has served as the chairperson of many fundraising events to benefit community and advocacy organizations including: Community Health Action Network; The Council of Arts & Humanities; The Greenbelt Conservancy; The Friends of Alice Austin House Museum; Human First; Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights; New York Center for Interpersonal Development; The Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation and Hon. Vito J. Titone Scholarship Fund-St. John’s University School of Law. He has also chaired numerous political party and campaign fundraising events throughout New York State.
New York University (B.A., International Politics and Economics, 1986; The Mark Carroll Award for Student Council and Government Service)